Folks, be sure to give this a listen before it’s gone. Mavis Gallant Encore | Writers and Company with Eleanor Wachtel | CBC Radio.
Just read my blog. I produce enough content, don’t I? What do you want to read about? I’ll write it!
I haven’t forgotten about this friend of ours, who I have created. When given a moment, I often think about her, and wonder where’s she’s been and where she might be headed. I’m at the laundromat, so I’ve got some time.
I just arrived in Toronto, because I needed a little vacation. Staycation? Actually, what I really needed was to be around a lot of people. I was going a little stir crazy, cooped up in my apartment.
Mavis Gallant died today, and the news carries a certain import for me. I’m not very well read, or particularly attached to her writing, but her story, and stories, seems to resonate with me.
I tend to fumble my way through life. I’m convinced that the only reason that I’m where I’m at today, without having suffered amazing failure, is good luck. You see, for a man who lives mostly in his head, the world is a treacherous place.
If you haven’t already heard – it’s been blowing up on all of my social media outlets, and likely on all of yours – Ellen Page announced on Friday, February 14, 2014, that she is gay. I’m not sure how to take the news. I don’t really care, but I feel like I need to… Continue reading My Response to the News That Ellen Page is Gay
It’s Valentine’s Day. Yay. 🙂 Bullshit.
Did you know that I know how many people read my blog? Or, at least, I have a pretty good idea of the number. To say the least, I’m pretty obsessive about my visitor statistics. I think I have a few reasons for being so.
I have seven fading scars on the wrist of my right arm. I put them there, twelve years ago. I used cigarettes. I used to smoke menthols.